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Achievements and Experience

Dec. 2018 to Present

Owner/Artist Northwest Nature Arts, Nanaimo BC

Teaching art classes in many different mediums, including:

  • Painting in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, oil pastels

  • Printmaking with monotype, Lino block, copper etch

  • Jewelery making with copper, silver, brass


Artist Memberships

  • Founding Member of Icehouse Gallery, Prince Rupert, BC

  • Various Executive Board positions with Ice House Gallery 2004-2018,

  • Easel Weasel's Artists' Guild, Prince Rupert, BC (2002-2018)

  • Federation of Canadian Artists Nanaimo Chapter (2019-Present)

  • Resident Studio Artist, The Old School House, Qualicum Beach, BC (2022-present)

  • Artist Member, Art 10 Gallery, Nanaimo, BC (2021-present)

  • Exhibiting Artist, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC (2021-present).

Teaching Experience

Educator and Artist

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development with Elementary Education, Warner Pacific University, 1987, Oregon, USA

  • Part-time Teacher, all grades 1987-1998, Alaska, USA

  • Grade 6 Teacher 2009-10, Prince Rupert, BC

  • Grade 5 Teacher 2010-2018, Prince Rupert, BC

  • Grade K-10, Contract Art Teacher NIDES program, 2019-2021, Nanaimo BC

  • Small group art and jewelry-making instruction through home studio, Northwest Nature Arts

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